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SFCP Job Description for Charity Administrative Role

SFCP is a small independent charity constituted in the UK and concerned with education, ethics and philosophy. It has strong international links. Its work includes facilitating Socratic Dialogues, hosting a Philo Café, funding research, translations of important texts and projects which promote critical philosophy.

SFCP trustees seek a colleague to provide administrative support for their meetings which are usually held in Central London two or three times a year.

Principal tasks:

• To take the minutes of trustee meetings including a list of action points at the end of each meeting.
• Liaison with the Chair and Secretary to confirm the accuracy of the draft minutes.
• Where necessary to amend draft minutes to Final and send these to the Chair and Secretary in good time for their receipt by Trustees.
• Other administrative tasks and attendance at other meetings and functions from time to time by agreement.

Terms and payment negotiable in line with usual rates £35/hr.

We hope to engage the interest of a colleague who shares our values and will enjoy working with this small group of committed trustees.

To discuss this opportunity, please contact the Chair, Dr Julie-Marie ffrench Devitt in the first instance.

Applications on one side of A4 to SFCP Chair: galangal19@yahoo.co.uk

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